Subject: Re: disk panic on install
To: Jeff Cole <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 09/01/2000 20:18:11
On Fri, Sep 01, 2000 at 07:09:12AM -0700, Jeff Cole wrote:
> I'm attempting to install NetBSD on a Sparc5. I dd'd the miniroot to my
> swap partition, and was able to boot off of it without a problem.
> However, when it starts to go through and check things, I run into a
> problem. It checks to see where root dumps, gets the Max sync rate of sd0,
> reports the root file system type, and then panics on a bad dir error.

Looks like either the miniroot image is corrupted, or something wrote
to the swap partition after the miniroot was dd'd on it.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.